We are introducing a new segment as a mini-episode! The new segment is our very own Fight Club where we take characters and debate about which ones would win if they ever faced off. In this episode, we put Wonder Woman vs. Indiana Jones and Lara Croft vs. Darth Vader. The winners of those fights faces off in a championship so listen in to find out who is our very first Fight Club Champion!
This week we review Ava DuVernay's new adaption of Madeleine L'Engle's 1962 novel, A Wrinkle in Time. With a top notch director, all-star cast, and beloved source material, does this film deliver on what all the parts are capable of? We talk just that as well as Kristen Wiig being cast as Cheetah in Wonder Woman 2, Jon Favreau working on the new Star Wars TV show, the Obamas developing content for Netflix, Moviepass tracking our locations, the trailers for The Grinch and Christopher Robin, nominate the 11th class of Honorable Mensches, and end as always with our content of the week. Listen in and enjoy!
In a special Academy Awards episode we get take a look back at the 80th Academy Awards honoring the films from 2007 and re-award the films based on how the films have held up 10 years later. Did No Country for Old Men deserve to win Best Picture? Should Ellen Page have won Best Actress for her role in Juno? We answer these and so much more in this episode while also breaking down the wins and snubs from this past weekends 90th Academy Awards. Listen in and enjoy!
Annihilation is a film that no matter how you feel about it deserves to be talked about simply for all the different ways that you can interpret the meaning of what is on screen. It is a film with layers upon layers waiting to be unfolded and that is what we are here to try and do. Annihilation is the new film from writer and director Alex Garland, based on the novel by Jeff VanderMeer, and stars Natalie Portman, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Gina Rodriguez, Tessa Thompson, Tuva Novotny, and Oscar Isaac in a film about a lot of different things. Before we talk Annihilation though we get into what we feel should win at this Sunday's 90th Academy Awards ceremony. Listen in and enjoy!
Our first review of a 2018 movie just so happens to be one of the most hyped movies in recent memory, Black Panther. The 18th film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe and is directed by Ryan Coogler with an all star cast, including Chadwick Boseman, Michael B. Jordan, Lupita Nyong'o, Danai Gurira, and Letita Wright. The big question though is after all the hype, praise, and box office records broken, does the film live up to the hype? Listen in to find out just that as well as to hear us talk about the new Incredibles 2 trailer, nominate another class of Honorable Mensches, and end as always with our content of the week.
Another week, another Best Picture nominated film and this week it happens to be Phantom Thread. Does Daniel Day Lewis continue his streak of amazing performances in what might be his last time acting on the big screen? Listen in to find out just that as well as to hear us talk about Joaquin Phoenix playing the Joker, the trailers for Venom, Uncle Drew and Rampage, and as always out content of the week.
Leading up to the Oscars we decided it was time to catch up on some of the Best Picture nominees. This week Jake and Trevor review Steven Spielberg's new film The Post starring Meryl Streep, Tom Hanks, and a whole cast of other amazing actors and actresses. We also get into Super Bowl movie trailers, which ones were hits and which ones were complete misses, talk about a round of movies we feel are underrated, and end as always with our content of the week. Listen in and enjoy!
We are finally ready. We have watch dozens of films and are now hear to talk about our favorite movies of 2017. We hit what made our lists, what was just on cusp, and what should have never been made. Listen in as we put a stamp on 2017 and move on to 2018!